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    Well it is either permanent or not so...? Are...

    Well it is either permanent or not so...?

    Are you talking about doing whole toolboxes at one time? :nutter: Ya, screw that LoL, I did most of my stuff (before I just locked everything up each and...
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    I know someone already said this, but get a...

    I know someone already said this, but get a carbide burr and you will be fine. If that isn't enough (?) they do make diamond burrs too...

    You should be able to find them almost anywhere, walmart,...
  3. I'll split the difference with you. ;) I found...

    I'll split the difference with you. ;)

    I found that regardless, once they have a mind it's over, IT IS OVER. I could have pointed to a dozen things that were an improvement, but it didn't matter...
  4. I am agreeing, was just asking a question. Which...

    I am agreeing, was just asking a question. Which is why I phrased it the way I did....

    I am also curious because I was once ahem, 'directed' to buy coolant thru drills for everything, even though...
  5. For those of you that have explicitly said "I use...

    For those of you that have explicitly said "I use it on everything", do you factor in the time it takes to turn it on and off (off meaning the additional few seconds of air purge), or do you not...
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    Bob, why would we cross section a drilled hole??...

    Bob, why would we cross section a drilled hole?? Drills are roughing tools*.... Unless you are doing some experiment to determine what is going on, I am drilling to remove material, nothing more...
    ...
  7. How slow does .004" wire cut? Just curious... We...

    How slow does .004" wire cut? Just curious... We run .01" and .008"....
  8. These are good ideas.. I would like to offer a...

    These are good ideas.. I would like to offer a couple things however.

    " I would also advise negotiating time-and-a-half for time over 40 hours or you'll be there 65 hours a week on straight salary...
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    That is odd, but maybe 'accounting' is different...

    That is odd, but maybe 'accounting' is different for big companies and it looks like they aren't using/giving "credit" if you pay right away??
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    You mean typical for your application? I wouldn't...

    You mean typical for your application? I wouldn't say what you described is "typical" as they come in all sizes and lengths. But back to your question, I don't know how they polish them (they do this...
  11. Here is 7x Steel Applications High Performance...

    Here is 7x
    Steel Applications High Performance Carbide Drills - Guhring Inc
    but .3897" (9.9mm) not sure what tolerance is..

    Steel Applications High Performance Carbide Drills - Guhring Inc
    this...
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    Ummm.. then why didn't they buy a premium machine...

    Ummm.. then why didn't they buy a premium machine that lasted more than a few years???? C'mon now, all this talk about Okuma and Doosan and DMG being superior machines and all! :toetap:
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    I don't know what actual costs came down to, but...

    I don't know what actual costs came down to, but a couple years back I was involved with a company setting up shop overseas. The "program manager" decided to go with Mazak over DMG, Haas, etc. We...
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    If you are working in a job shop type...

    If you are working in a job shop type environement, where you can go from alum-mild steel-toolsteel-stainless, sure it makes sense. But if you are buying for parts that are alum, what is the point in...
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    As an aside, sometimes the "x" to close the...

    As an aside, sometimes the "x" to close the window is not really closing it at all. You have to be careful these days. Run antispyware, pop-up blockers, etc.
  16. machining a casting

    I didn't see it mentioned, but it is also a good idea to verify the casting has material in all the correct places before beginning, or planning, the machining. I worked with small batch castings and...
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    Stupid question maybe, have you done the...

    Stupid question maybe, have you done the setup/calibration since you noticed the errors? Maybe there is a bad number somewhere which is throwing the other numbers off, especially considering diameter...
  18. 4x on a .874" drill is still pretty sturdy IMO....

    4x on a .874" drill is still pretty sturdy IMO. OP wants a .391"(?) at 5.5x. I would think that diameter (.874") would be stout enough (as you posted) to not need a spot or start hole.

    Wait a...
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    Where is this better environment for better or...

    Where is this better environment for better or same pay?

    15 TRUCK UNLOADERS TO START IMMEDIATELY- APPLY TODAY! - manufacturing - job employment
    labor intensive unloading trucks for $10.75/hr

    I...
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    Thats what I was thinking "couple grand for...

    Thats what I was thinking "couple grand for 1.25"od x 5/32" drilled hole in plastic??!!
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    Man talk about TRIGGERED! :cheers:

    Man talk about TRIGGERED!

    :cheers:
  22. You need to use the same point angle on your spot...

    You need to use the same point angle on your spot as your drill with carbide. OR maybe eliminate the spot and use a stubby 2xD drill as a pilot? Unless you need the spot tool for other stuff. No idea...
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    Huh?? :skep: I think you are still confused...

    Huh?? :skep:

    I think you are still confused about which one is which....
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    Did you try Google? Not trying (it comes...

    Did you try Google? Not trying (it comes naturally! :D) to be a smart ass, but Google shows Sunnen, Rottler, Lapmaster.... Now of course I don't know anything about a cnc hone, but have used a good...
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    1 mb memory

    Ha! 1mb is huge compared to an old machine I ran that had 64kb. :crazy:
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